Without wanting to make too bad a judgment on a different guitar, against the Reid Vaultback, a normal price industry guitar would seems as it were the handicraft of a ten-year old child. Extraordinary, unique, far away from any mainstream and artistically valuable. The Vaultback Halo of DAR is a masterpiece of contemporary lutherie – without ifs and buts. Its unbelievable value as a musical instrument competes with its artistic quality. I am honoured to have been allowed to play a guitar that differs so much from anything known and which leaves such an impression. Considering how rare these creations are, how innovative, refined and special, I want to predict that they will also play a prominent role in the future.

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The Balvenie Masters of Craft Awards Film

The Balvenie Masters of Craft Awards Film

David Antony Reid Master of Craft Award Winner

I am very proud to present here a short film on me and my work, made by The Balvenie Masters of Crafts Awards. Please click on the link below to view this film.

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Written: Tuesday May 20th, 12:51pm 2014